efferent nerve

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Noun1.efferent nerve - a nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glandsefferent nerve - a nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands
anterior horn, anterior root, ventral horn, ventral root - one of two the two roots of a spinal nerve that passes ventrally from the spinal cord and that consists of motor fibers
efferent neuron, motoneuron, motor nerve fiber, motor neuron - a neuron conducting impulses outwards from the brain or spinal cord
nerve, nervus - any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
efferent fiber, motor fiber - a nerve fiber that carries impulses toward the muscles or glands
corticospinal tract, pyramidal motor system, pyramidal tract - any of the important motor nerves on each side of the central nervous system that run from the sensorimotor areas of the cortex through the brainstem to motor neurons of the cranial nerve nuclei and the ventral root of the spinal cord
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The same study also showed decreased amplitude of DPOAE and TEOAE, as well as damage to the efferent system.
It is divided into five sections--the afferent visual system, the pupil, the efferent system, eyelid and nonorganic disease--so that clinicians can quickly reference the information they need to evaluate and treat neuro-opthalmic conditions.
Given the high incidence yet mild degree of hearing loss, combined with the brief time course of recovery, the authors hypothesized the mechanism to be biochemical in nature, acting through the vascular system, or neural, acting through the acoustic efferent system on the contralateral cochlea.
The gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, and respiratory signs indicate that the toxin in the plants causes changes in the visceral efferent system of the lower motor neurons.
The Monaloniina (except Felisacus Distant, 1904) and Odoniellina together are united by several external morphological characters, with the most important being the reduction of the efferent system of the metathoracic glands, linear trichobothria, absence of trichoma, bothrium tubercular, and unique structure of pretarsus with wide pseudopulvilli, hair-like parempodia and long guard setae (Schuh, 1976).
Continuing Exploration of Functional Deficits in Mice Lacking Auditory Efferent System Receptors.
Knowing that the efferent system plays a key role in the modulation of active cochlear process, is there a decrease of noise suppression effect on otoacoustic emissions in individuals with complaint of tinnitus?